Posthumous Pardons, the Home Office and the Timothy Evans Case

Rubin, Gerry (2007) Posthumous Pardons, the Home Office and the Timothy Evans Case. Criminal Law Review, Januar . pp. 41-59. ISSN 0011-135X. (Access to this publication is restricted)

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Abstract

Examines the legal issues surrounding the exercise of the prerogative of mercy to grant posthumous pardons either to those convicted of a capital offence or those executed for offences under military law, specifically during the First World War. Focuses on the policy considerations leading to the Home Secretary’s decision to recommend the grant of a posthumous pardon for Timothy Evans in 1966.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Pardons, prerogative of mercy
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Law School
Depositing User: C.A.R. Kennedy
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:39
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2011 23:21
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/986 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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